A total of 323 children have been killed and over 583 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.
The relevant statement was made by the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s Office on Facebook, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.
“As of June 18, 2022, over 906 children in Ukraine were affected by the Russian armed aggression. According to the data from juvenile prosecutors, a total of 323 children were killed and over 583 injured,” the report states.
These data are not final, as they are being investigated within the areas of hostilities, temporarily occupied and liberated areas.
Currently, most casualties were recorded in Donetsk Region (301), Kharkiv Region (170), Kyiv Region (116), Chernihiv Region (68), Luhansk Region (54), Kherson Region (52), Mykolaiv Region (48), Zaporizhzhia Region (30), Sumy Region (17).
In particular, on June 16, 2022, a 14-year-old teenager was killed in Russia’s missile strike on a village in Polohy District, Zaporizhzhia Region.
On June 17, 2022, a 7-year-old boy was injured in Russia’s shelling of Mykolaiv.
On June 14, 2022, a 15-year-old girl was injured in Russia’s artillery strike on the urban-type settlement of Savyntsi, Kharkiv Region.
A total of 2,028 educational institutions were damaged across Ukraine as a result of Russia’s daily air and artillery strikes, and 209 of them were destroyed completely.
A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russia started a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Russian occupiers are shelling and bombarding Ukrainian cities and villages, torturing and murdering civilians.